mid c19th french mahogany semainier type tall chest of drawers

Mid C19th French mahogany ‘semainier’ type tall chest of drawers.



Item Ref

ML 2211


Mid C19th French mahogany ‘semainier’ type tall chest of drawers .
Seven drawers fitted with a vertical ‘Wellington chest’ type pilaster locking-bar mechanism fitted with the original brass lock and key. A further frieze drawer above separated by a moulded surround, with a separate lock , below a stepped architecturally-inspired moulding, and having a flat , polished top .
The drawers fronts of well-figured ‘fiddle-back’ mahogany all fitted with their original turned knob pulls. The base with a plinth base , the whole raised on short block feet .
Superb quality throughout,of practical proportions and scale offering capacious storage . One drawer front with a minor lateral shrinkage crack. Panelled back.
In excellent original condition with a rich colour and patina.
H 57”
W 38”
D 16”
France c.1850
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 40 years ,M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 2211


Height = 142 cm (56")
Width = 95 cm (38")
Depth = 40 cm (16")

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